San Francisco Bay Guardian - Essential Bay Area News, Politics, Arts, and Culture http://www.classifieds.sfbg.com/specials en BEST OF THE BAY 2013 http://www.classifieds.sfbg.com/bestofthebay2013 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-sub-head"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>Our 39th annual celebration of the people, places, and things that make living in the Bay Area so awesome</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://www.classifieds.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/aef_image_original_format/4803-cover_540px.jpg" alt="" title="" width="540" height="602"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"> <div class="aef-image-infos-credits">ILLUSTRATION BY ROBERT TRUJILLO</div></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-related"> <div class="field-label">Related:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2013-local-heroes">BEST OF THE BAY 2013: LOCAL HEROES</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2013-readers-poll-city-living">Best of the Bay 2013 Readers Poll: City Living</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2013-editors-picks-city-living">Best of the Bay 2013 Editors Picks: City Living </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2013-readers-poll-food-and-drink">Best of the Bay 2013 Readers Poll: Food and Drink</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2013-editors-picks-food-and-drink">Best of the Bay 2013 Editors Picks: Food and Drink</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2013-readers-poll-arts-and-entertainment">Best of the Bay 2013 Readers Poll: Arts and Entertainment</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2013-editors-picks-arts-and-entertainment">Best of the Bay 2013 Editors Picks: Arts and Entertainment</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2013-readers-poll-shopping">Best of the Bay 2013 Readers Poll: Shopping</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2013-editors-picks-shopping">Best of the Bay 2013 Editors Picks: Shopping</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2012">BEST OF THE BAY 2012</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: large;">SONGS OF THE CITY</span></p> <h4><em><strong>By Marke B.</strong></em></h4> <p><a href="mailto:marke@sfbg.com">marke@sfbg.com</a><span class="read-more"><a href="/bestofthebay2013"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="325" height="275" alt="Caption here (*required)" src="http://www.classifieds.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/4803-cover_top_image.jpg?1381955540" /> </div> </div> </div> Arts & Culture Best of the Bay 2013 Tue, 15 Oct 2013 20:55:48 +0000 marke 29115 at http://www.classifieds.sfbg.com BEST OF THE BAY 2012 http://www.classifieds.sfbg.com/specials/best-bay-2012 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-sub-head"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>Best Burrito, Best Drag Queen, Best Dentist, Best Street Fair .... more than 300 winners show the diversity and awesomeness of the Bay Area in our annual celebration.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://www.classifieds.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/aef_image_original_format/4643-cover.jpg" alt="" title="" width="525" height="537"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"> <div class="aef-image-infos-credits">GUARDIAN ILLUSTRATION BY CHLOE FLEURY</div></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-related"> <div class="field-label">Related:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2012-local-heroes">Best of the Bay 2012: Local Heroes</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2012-readers-poll-city-living">Best of the Bay 2012 Readers Poll: City Living</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2012-editors-picks-city-living">Best of the Bay 2012 Editors Picks: City Living</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2012-readers-poll-food-and-drink">Best of the Bay 2012 Readers Poll: Food and Drink</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2012-editors-picks-food-and-drink">Best of the Bay 2012 Editors Picks: Food and Drink</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2012-readers-poll-arts-and-entertainment">Best of the Bay 2012 Readers Poll: Arts and Entertainment</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2012-editors-picks-arts-and-entertainment">Best of the Bay 2012 Editors Picks: Arts and Entertainment</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2012-readers-poll-shopping">Best of the Bay 2012 Readers Poll: Shopping</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2012-editors-picks-shopping">Best of the Bay 2012 Editors Picks: Shopping</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/2011/07/27/best-bay-2011">BEST OF THE BAY 2011</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: large;">FLYING HIGH</span></p> <p><a href="mailto:marke@sfbg.com">By Marke B.</a></p> <p><a href="mailto:marke@sfbg.com">marke@sfbg.com</a></p> <p>Welcome to the Guardian's Best of the Bay 2012!</p> <p>This is our 38th annual celebration of the people, places, and things that make living here such a great experience. Inside, you'll find a feast of winners in categories like Best Burrito, Best Band, Best Strip Club, Best Shoe Store, Best Place to Watch the Sunset, Best Drag Queen, and beyond.<span class="read-more"><a href="/specials/best-bay-2012"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="525" height="537" alt="Caption here (*required)" src="http://www.classifieds.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/4643-cover_0.jpg?1343193337" /> </div> </div> </div> Top Stories Best of the Bay 2012 Wed, 25 Jul 2012 02:37:40 +0000 admin 25411 at http://www.classifieds.sfbg.com BEST OF THE BAY 2011 http://www.classifieds.sfbg.com/specials/best-bay-2011 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-sub-head"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>From Best Burrito to Best Strip Club -&nbsp;our 37th annual celebration of the best people, places, and things in the Bay Area</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://www.classifieds.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/aef_image_original_format/4543Cover_3.jpg" alt="" title="" width="525" height="579"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:px"></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-related"> <div class="field-label">Related:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2011-beautiful-rebels">Best of the Bay 2011: Beautiful Rebels</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2011-readers-poll-city-living">Best of the Bay 2011 Readers Poll: City Living</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2011-editors-picks-city-living">Best of the Bay 2011 Editors Picks: City Living</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2011-readers-poll-food-and-drink">Best of the Bay 2011 Readers Poll: Food and Drink</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2011-editors-picks-food-and-drink">Best of the Bay 2011 Editors Picks: Food and Drink</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2011-readers-poll-arts-and-entertainment">Best of the Bay 2011 Readers Poll: Arts and Entertainment</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2011-editors-picks-arts-and-entertainment">Best of the Bay 2011 Editors Picks: Arts and Entertainment</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2011-readers-poll-shopping">Best of the Bay 2011 Readers Poll: Shopping</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2011-editors-picks-shopping">Best of the Bay 2011 Editors Picks: Shopping</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/2010/07/27/best-bay-2010">BEST OF THE BAY 2010</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>Welcome to the Guardian's Best of the Bay 2011! This is our 37th annual celebration of the people, places, and things that make living here such a great experience — from Best Burrito and Best Local Band to Best Strip Club, Best Shoe Store, Best Drag Queen, and beyond.<span class="read-more"><a href="/specials/best-bay-2011"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="312" height="230" alt="Caption here (*required)" src="http://www.classifieds.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/newbobwebcover.jpg?1311889472" /> </div> </div> </div> Cover Story Best of the Bay 2011 Mon, 25 Jul 2011 21:59:40 +0000 marke 21884 at http://www.classifieds.sfbg.com BEST OF THE BAY 2010 http://www.classifieds.sfbg.com/specials/best-bay-2010 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-sub-head"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>A Celebration of Local Heroes: Our 36th annual guide to the people, places, and things that make the Bay great</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="/sites/default/files/dynimagecache/0-12-500-423-325-275/4443-vernon_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275" /><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-credits"><div class="aef-image-infos-title">49er and artist Vernon Davis is one of our 2010 Local Heroes</div> <span class="aef-image-infos-credits">PHOTO BY PETER BOHLER</span></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-related"> <div class="field-label">Related:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2010-local-heroes">Best of the Bay 2010: Local Heroes</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2010-readers-poll-city-living">Best of the Bay 2010 Readers Poll: City Living</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2010-editors-picks-city-living">Best of the Bay 2010 Editors Picks: City Living</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2010-readers-poll-food-and-drink">Best of the Bay 2010 Readers Poll: Food and Drink</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2010-editors-picks-food-and-drink">Best of the Bay 2010 Editors Picks: Food and Drink</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2010-readers-poll-arts-and-nightlife">Best of the Bay 2010 Readers Poll: Arts and Nightlife</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2010-editors-picks-arts-and-nightlife">Best of the Bay 2010 Editors Picks: Arts and Nightlife</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2010-readers-poll-shopping">Best of the Bay 2010 Readers Poll: Shopping</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2010-editors-picks-shopping">Best of the Bay 2010 Editors Picks: Shopping</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>Welcome to the San Francisco Bay Guardian's Best of the Bay 2010! This is our 36th annual celebration of the people, places, and things that make living here such a ridiculous joy — from Best Burrito and Best Amateur Sports Team to Best Strip Club and beyond.</p> <p>Thousands of our readers voted in our 2010 Best of the Bay Readers Poll for their favorites in more than 200 categories. You'll find the results inside — as well as 150 Editors Picks that highlight some Guardian favorites, old and new, that we think deserve special recognition for lighting up our lives this year.<span class="read-more"><a href="/specials/best-bay-2010"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="312" height="230" alt="Best of the Bay 2010: A Celebration of Local Heroes" src="http://www.classifieds.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/4443-vernonhome.jpg?1280281010" /> </div> </div> </div> Marke B. Wed, 28 Jul 2010 01:24:25 +0000 marke 18522 at http://www.classifieds.sfbg.com Best of the Bay 2009 http://www.classifieds.sfbg.com/specials/2009/11/09/best-bay-2009 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-sub-head"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>Our 35th annual guide to the people, places, and things that make the Bay great</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://www.classifieds.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/aef_image_original_format/449-cover.web__0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="200" height="200"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-credits"><div class="aef-image-infos-title">Illustration by Barbara Pollak</div></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-related"> <div class="field-label">Related:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/specials/best-bay-2009-local-heroes">Best of the Bay 2009: Local Heroes</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/specials/2010/01/04/best-bay-2009-readers-poll-winners">Best of the Bay 2009: Readers Poll Winners</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/specials/2010/01/04/best-bay-2009-classics">Best of the Bay 2009: Classics</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/specials/2010/01/04/best-bay-2009-city-living">Best of the Bay 2009: City Living</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/specials/2010/01/04/best-bay-2009-food-and-drink">Best of the Bay 2009: Food and Drink</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/specials/2010/01/04/best-bay-2009-arts-and-nightlife">Best of the Bay 2009: Arts and Nightlife</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/specials/2010/01/04/best-bay-2009-shopping">Best of the Bay 2009: Shopping</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/specials/2010/01/04/best-bay-2009-sex-and-romance">Best of the Bay 2009: Sex and Romance</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/specials/2010/01/04/best-bay-2009-sports-and-outdoors">Best of the Bay 2009: Sports and Outdoors</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><strong><em>Best of the Bay 2009: Rediscovery&nbsp; </em></strong></p> <p>By Marke B.</p> <p><em>The perfect journey is</em></p> <p><em>no need to go ...</em></p> <p>— A. R. Ammons, <em>The</em> <em>Snow Poems</em></p> <p>Welcome to the San Francisco <em>Bay Guardian</em>'s Best of the Bay 2009! This is our 35th annual celebration of the people, places, and things that make living here such a ridiculous joy, a behemothic shout-out to everything Bay-you-tiful — from Best Jazz Club and Best Asian Restaurant to Best Burlesque Act and beyond.<span class="read-more"><a href="/specials/2009/11/09/best-bay-2009"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="200" height="200" alt="" src="http://www.classifieds.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/449-cover.web_.jpg?1257807886" /> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 09 Nov 2009 23:06:06 +0000 admin 38 at http://www.classifieds.sfbg.com Nude Beaches Guide 2014 http://www.classifieds.sfbg.com/nudebeaches <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><span style="font-size: 12.727272033691406px; line-height: 20px;">garhan@aol.com</span></p> <p style="line-height: 20px;"><strong>NUDE BEACHES 2014</strong>&nbsp;Well, it's been 40 years since I turned over on my side and asked a totally naked woman at Red Rock nude beach, near Stinson Beach, if she knew of any other clothing-optional beaches in Northern California.<span class="read-more"><a href="/nudebeaches"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="589" height="173" alt="Nude Beaches 2011: Our complete guide to naked fun in the sun " src="http://www.classifieds.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/nude_beaches_banner_0.jpg?1262626779" /> </div> </div> </div> Gary Hanauer Mon, 04 Jan 2010 17:35:39 +0000 admin 15655 at http://www.classifieds.sfbg.com Best of the Bay 2008 http://www.classifieds.sfbg.com/specials/best-bay-2008 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-sub-head"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>Come Together: Our 34th annual guide to the people, places, and things that make the Bay great</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://www.classifieds.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/aef_image_original_format/448-cover.jpg" alt="" title="" width="144" height="172"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"> <div class="aef-image-infos-credits">Illustration by Caitlin Kuhwald</div></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-related"> <div class="field-label">Related:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/specials/local-heroes">Local Heroes</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/specials/nightlife-and-entertainment">Nightlife and Entertainment</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/specials/classics">Classics</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/specials/shopping">Shopping</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/specials/city-living">City Living</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/specials/sex-romance">Sex &amp; Romance</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/specials/food-drink">Food &amp; Drink</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/specials/outdoors-sports">Outdoors &amp; Sports</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>"Best of the Bay? I'm anxiously awaiting the results, as our fair city appears to be on the decline. Please help rekindle my love for SF!" wrote Seamus of Sunnyside when we asked <em>Guardian</em> readers to tell us about their own bests of the Bay. OK, Seamus, here goes ...<span class="read-more"><a href="/specials/best-bay-2008"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="144" height="172" alt="Best of the Bay 2008: Our 34th annual celebration of the Bay" src="http://www.classifieds.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/448-cover_0.jpg?1262733150" /> </div> </div> </div> Marke B. Tue, 05 Jan 2010 23:12:38 +0000 admin 15779 at http://www.classifieds.sfbg.com